Medicaid and CHIP in American Samoa

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March 2019

American Samoa is a U.S. territory made up of seven islands in the South Pacific Ocean. It became a U.S. territory in 1900 and began participating in Medicaid in 1983. This fact sheet summarizes the main requirements and design features of American Samoa’s Medicaid and CHIP programs, including eligibility and enrollment, benefits, financing and spending, data and reporting, and quality and program integrity.

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Publication Type: Fact Sheets

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